Book: Narrative as Virtual Reality 2, Marie-Laure Ryan

Illya Szilak has reviewed Marie-Laure Ryan’s new volume Narrative as Virtual Reality 2. She writes “This lucidly written updated book addresses virtual reality (VR) not as a medium associated with specific hardware, but more loosely as a form of storytelling primarily concerned with immersion and interactivity, […] placing VR in a continuum of storytelling and media (visual art, conventional and digital literature especially hypertext, and computer games) and pre-digital immersive experiences like Baroque architecture, children’s make-believe, ritual, and some forms of theater such as Artaud’s Theater of Cruelty”.

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